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Dig with the Experts at Penn Dixie!

Location:

4050 North St
Blasdell, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 627-4560
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
05/28/2017
Time: 
9 am- 4 pm
Price: 
$15-40

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together
Contact name: 
Phil Stokes
Email address: 
Be the first to collect fossils in our newly excavated area of the site!

Dates:
Saturday May 27: 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday May 28: 9 am to 4 pm
Monday May 29: (Memorial Day) if there is enough interest

Cost:
Saturday May 27: Members $25, non-members $30
Sunday May 28: Members $15, non-members $20
Saturday & Sunday: Members $30, non-members $40 – SAVE $10
Monday May 29: TBD

Join us for our signature event — Dig with the Experts! This is our very popular and yearly opportunity to unearth the best, most complete, and most unexpected fossils at Penn Dixie. We’ll have equipment do the heavy lifting and scientific experts on site to help with locating and identifying the best fossils. You’ll have to do your share of splitting and digging, of course, but you’re guaranteed to find something cool and interesting.

Volunteers will lead the dig in a freshly excavated section of the Lower Windom Shale and will demonstrate how to find trilobites, cephalopods, fish remains, brachiopods, corals, wood, and many of the other fossils that can be found at Penn Dixie.

But, wait — there’s more! ‘Paleo’ Joe Kchodl will once again join us for a special presentation the evening before the dig. Paleo Joe will present: Trilobite Treasures: Arthropods of the Ancient Seas at 6:30 pm in the Gateway Building Auditorium, 3556 Lakeshore Road in Blasdell, NY. The talk is FREE for Penn Dixie members and $5 for the public.

Ticket sales have begun — please select the links above to be taken to our online ticketing page. Alternatively, you may mail a check to us at Hamburg Natural History Society, 3556 Lakeshore Road, Blasdell, NY 14219. Please include the number of guests in your party and date(s) along with your order.

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